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Substitute Information

Thank you for considering substitute teaching with Valdosta City Schools.  Please read the following information carefully.

To review the Valdosta City Schools' Substitute Teacher Handbook please click the file below.    

For payroll purposes, the following items will be needed in order to process your application:

 

  1. Complete online Application 
  2. Driver’s License
  3. Social Security Card
  4. Copy of High School Transcript or College Transcript
  5. Teaching Certificate (if applicable)
  6.  Personnel Information Sheet
  7.  (3) Professional Reference Forms (online application)  – references from friends or relatives will not be accepted). References must reflect employment covering the last 5 years and must be completed by supervisors.

 

IF ITEMS 1-7 ARE NOT TURNED IN BY THE DEADLINE, YOUR APPLICATION

WILL BE CONSIDERED INCOMPLETE.

 

INCOMPLETE SUBSTITUTE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. 

THERE ARE NO EXCEPTIONS.

 

Upon receipt of your completed substitute teaching application, verifiable and acceptable professional references (previous supervisors), applicants will be contacted for interview.

 

Upon successful interview, applicant will be contacted for criminal background check. 

 

There is a non-refundable processing fee of $48.25 for background/fingerprints.  It should be in the form of a money order payable to COGENT SYSTEMS. NO CASH OR CHECKS ACCEPTED.

 

A non-refundable training fee of $25.00 cash (exact change only) will be collected on the day of the substitute training workshop paid to RESA (Regional Educational Service Agency) to cover the 3 hour workshop.

 

PLEASE NOTE: Applicants holding a Georgia or out-of-state current or expired teaching certificate are required to participate in a scheduled one-hour orientation training session instead of the regular four-hour substitute training session.  Fingerprints still apply.

 

Training dates for 2017-2018 are as follows:

 

September 12, 2017DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION MATERIALS IS September 1, 2017

October 3, 2017DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION MATERIALS IS September 22, 2017

December 5, 2017 – DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION MATERIALS IS November 17, 2017

January 23, 2018DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION MATERIALS IS January 12, 2018

March 6, 2018 - DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION MATERIALS IS February 23, 2018